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Today in sports history: Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali to win world heavyweight title in 1971
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Today in sports history: Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali to win world heavyweight title in 1971

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In 1971, Joe Frazier wins the world heavyweight title with a unanimous 15-round decision over Muhammad Ali at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

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